What's Happening in Parliament

On July 18th the All Party Parliamentary Group for Yemen hosted an event with the All Party Parliamentary Group for Women, Peace and Security focusing on the impact of the war in Yemen on women. Speakers at the event included, Laurie Lee of Care International, Hanna Quassim, Adalah Yemen, Fionna Smyth of Oxfam GB, Marwa Baabbab of the London School of Economics and Laila Alodaat of the Women's International League for Peace and Security.

The speakers focused on a wide range of topics including women's health, the resilience of women and ways in which aid organisations can help women to succeed with their business ventures in Yemen. The APPG will be producing a snap report on Women in Yemen's war, due for publication in September 2018